Militaries circle as Arctic warms to reveal untapped supplies of oil and gas

“To the world’s military leaders, the debate over climate change is long over. They are preparing for a new kind of Cold War in the Arctic, anticipating that rising temperatures there will open up a treasure trove of resources, long-dreamed-of sea lanes and a slew of potential conflicts.”

Read the Associated Press article.

2 thoughts on “Militaries circle as Arctic warms to reveal untapped supplies of oil and gas”

  1. And what if the 1 or 2 degree warming doesn’t do much except cause a little melting around the edges? But I suppose the military is looking for a way to cash in on the global warming scare too. So it probably doesn’t matter to them – just like all the other rent seekers.

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